[PATCH] ARM: dts: aspeed: Add default memory node

Joel Stanley joel at jms.id.au
Tue Mar 27 14:37:46 AEDT 2018

On 14 March 2018 at 19:33, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 8:13 AM, Joel Stanley <joel at jms.id.au> wrote:
>> When we removed the inclusion of skeleton.dtsi from the device trees, we
>> broke booting for systems with bootloaders that aren't device tre aware.
>> This can be seen, for example, when appending the device tree blob to
>> the kernel image.
>> The reason booting broke was that the kernel lacked the device_type
>> label in the memory node. Add in a default memory node wth the
>> device_type. It can contain the memory address as the location is fixed
>> for each SoC generation, but the size needs to be added by the
>> bootloader or the board specific dts.
>> Fixes: 73102d6fdc32 ("ARM: dts: aspeed: Remove skeleton.dtsi")
>> Cc: <stable at vger.kernel.org>
>> Reported-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Joel Stanley <joel at jms.id.au>
>> ---
>> Arnd, can you please merge this as a fix for 4.16?
> Sure, applied to fixes branch now.


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